Myanmar’s media defiant in face of military crackdown 

The World

The Myanmar military seems intent on shutting down the country's press. On Tuesday, authorities there raided two media companies and detained two people. That came a day after the military canceled the licenses of five local media outlets that had been covering the anti-coup protests. The World’s host Marco Werman speaks with Steven Butler, the Asia program director for the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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